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Overview

All the information, formulas, procedures, and examples that you need to design virtually any type of wood structure or structural wood componentÑthat's what you get in this indispensable, updated handbook. It includes 1997 National Design Specifications for Wood Structures and covers changes in Allowable Stress Design. Focusing on revisions in ASD methodology for timber structure design, the Handbook also provides the newest data on NDS values for timber rivets and other fasteners, reflects new industry standards in shearwalls, and shows you applications of new standards through updated examples. You get complete coverage of everything from wood properties and preliminary design considerations through the latest information on adhesives. This one-stop guide is a valuable asset that you'll refer to practically every day of your professional life.

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Examples and data on wood joints, members, components, and structural systems; engineering properties of wood and new wood products; design guidelines for wood beams, bridges, and pile foundations; commercial lumber standards, fire resistance, and sound control; adhesive repair techniques and troubleshooting tips are among the offerings for structural engineers, architects, and construction professionals. Updated from the 1989 edition to conform with the 1991 National Design Specifications for Wood Construction, incorporate the latest technologies and regulations, and illustrate recent examples of wood structures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070220706
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/30/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 952
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Keith F. Faherty chaired the American Society of Civil Engineers' National Committee for Wood for three years. He is professor of civil engineering at Marquette University and has both a master's and a Ph.D. in structural engineering.

Thomas G. Williamson is executive vice president of American Plywood Associations and American Wood Systems and plays a leading role nationally in the development of standards for engineered timber structures.

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Ch. 1 Wood Properties
Ch. 2 Preliminary Design Considerations
Ch. 3 Columns
Ch. 4 Bending Members
Ch. 5 Mechanical Fasteners and Connectors
Ch. 6 Trusses
Ch. 7 Structural Wood Panels
Ch. 8 Diaphragms and Shearwalls
Ch. 9 Arches and Domes
Ch. 10 Miscellaneous Wood Structures
Ch. 11 Wood Foundation Structures
Ch. 12 Adhesives
App. Reference Data
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